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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2019 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jc8_1oMlJ4

SHOCK: Manafort RECEIVE $16 Million From CEO Federal Savings Bank

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PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

just another right winger giving bank to republicans and trump... citizens united ... the right-wingers in the supreme court should be impeached for treason for citizens united.

again the dems have Sorros and here we have a guy that no one knows like the other few hundred right wingers giving more than Sorros.



https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/5/27/1860675/-ABC-A-hefty-donation-to-Trump-s-inaugural-comes-under-scrutiny?utm_campaign=trending

ABC:A hefty donation to Trump's inaugural comes under scrutiny


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Monday May 27, 2019 · 9:55 AM MPDT

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This story from ABC Associated Press:Hefty Donation

Franklin Haney made a One million Dollar donation to Trump’s inaugural.

“The contribution from Haney, a prolific political donor, came as he was seeking regulatory approval and financial support from the government for his long-shot bid to acquire the mothballed Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant in northeastern Alabama. More than two years later, he still hasn't closed the deal.”

This guy is a real piece of work, read the piece and see his longtime shenanigans.

Oh man, and Cohen was involved:

“Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has given prosecutors information regarding Haney, his son and business associate, Frank Haney Jr., and the nuclear plant project, according to a person familiar with what Cohen told the authorities. “

And in addition, funds were being solicited from Qatar!!!!

The Trump inaugural if full of all kinds of shenanigans, in my opinion, and this story could be just the tip of the Ice Berg.

Cohen has been speaking to the Feds in NY about this matter, not sure how NY is involved in Alabama, but it must be how the funds were moved.

“Haney's hefty donation to Trump's inaugural committee is being scrutinized by federal prosecutors in New York ..”

Bribes, corruption, nuclear power? Just another scandal in this insane administration. Impeach!!

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://news.yahoo.com/evangelical-group-spend-50m-vote-213442361.html?.tsrc=jtc_news_index


Evangelical group to spend $50M on get-out-the-vote efforts


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran conservative activist Ralph Reed said Wednesday that the faith-based group he leads plans to spend at least $50 million on get-out-the-vote efforts in 2020.

It's part of a large-scale marshaling of evangelical resources that's poised to benefit President Donald Trump's reelection campaign.

After Trump spoke to an annual conference hosted by Reed's group, the Faith & Freedom Coalition, the longtime GOP strategist previewed a voter outreach plan for 2020 that he said would include significant investment in Latino voters of faith.

Of the $50 million the group has set aside to spend on communicating with voters, Reed said $4 million would go toward contacting socially conservative and religious Latino voters in swing states that include Florida, Colorado, Nevada and Arizona.

"We will do our job. We will turn out our vote," Reed told reporters.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Separation of church and state?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.gq.com/story/koch-brothers-eye-the-democrats?fbclid=IwAR2iFLICSIbvHk3Gz1TOeKfVoeHEfTa3HtpYwxqwB6wGS0WxJq09OSKf5t4

The Koch Brothers Want to Prevent Future AOCs
The billionaire activists are going to get involved in Democratic primaries to help protect incumbents.



BY LUKE DARBY
June 10, 2019
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Charles and David Koch are probably, justifiably, the richest conservative bogeymen in the U.S. Collectively, they're referred to as the Koch brothers—though that excludes their less notorious brothers Frederick and Bill. Charles and David are worth an estimated $50 billion each, thanks to Koch Industries, the sprawling business empire that covers petroleum, chemical manufacturing, timber, ranching, finance, the list goes on. They're hardcore libertarians and influential behind-the-scenes political activists, providing money for so many right-wing think tanks, political organizations, and PR campaigns that investigative reporter Jane Mayer wrote a 500-page book, Dark Money, about their shockingly successful efforts to reshape American politics. Their funding helped to drive the faux-grassroots Tea Party movement and established the libertarian Cato Institute, the think tank that crusades against progressive causes like health-care reform and environmental regulation. And now, the Kochs are turning their attention to the Democratic Party.

In a memo obtained by CNBC, Emily Seidel, CEO of the Koch-affiliated political-action committee Americans for Prosperity, announced that the organization would be backing incumbent Democrats against progressive primary challenges in the upcoming congressional primaries. The memo laid out AFP's new objectives, including:

Support the primary election of lawmakers, regardless of political party, who stick their necks out to lead diverse policy coalitions. The threat of being primaried prevents policymakers from leading on difficult issues and driving principled policy reforms. AFP or AFP Action will be ready to engage contested U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and state-level primary races, including Republican, Democrat, Independent or otherwise, to support sitting legislators who lead by uniting with others to pass principled policy and get good things done.

Those "good things" include, for example, the Republican tax cuts from 2017, which slashed the taxes for Koch Industries by as much as $1.4 billion a year. Considering that the Kochs contributed $20 million to getting the bill passed, the return on investment is pretty good.

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